Sandboxes make for a wonderful sensory play. You can also include some natural elements to discover within it, like flower petals or small toys. Consider sensory needs with swimwear and sunscreens. But soft fabrics and fragrance-free lotions or sprays. Apply before you leave the house for the day or start a new activity.
If your child is sensitive to some of these safety measures, then try alternatives like sun hats, sunglasses or soft, sun-blocking shirts. Schedule a time to safely swim together in a pool. Swimming helps with body awareness if you want to get technical, we call this proprioception and tactile input. Build an obstacle course together in your yard or at a familiar playground.
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Ride bikes or scooters. Go to the playground. Feeling adventurous? Ages 13—18 meet from —pm. To view a flyer, click here. Scholarships are available.
Summer Activities for Kids with Autism
Click here for more information on dates, times, scholarship and registration information. Kids in Harmony- Adaptive Social Music Groups Kids in Harmony offers high quality early childhood music enrichment and provides clients with board certified music therapists to meet their individual needs. For more information, click here. Berghammer uni.
Registration is now open! Click here for info and registration! Register online brooklinerec. For more information, visit www. August 12 — 17th, Part of iCan Shine, a national non-profit that brings camps to teach individuals with disabilities to ride bikes. For families who have children with life-threatening or serious illnesses and conditions.
Planning Fun Summer Activities for Children with Autism
Each summer they can host up to 48 families over 6 weeks. For students ages with moderate to severe range of disabilities. Music Therapy, Yoga, Bowling. For more information contact ext. Concord — MinuteMan Arc. Special-Needs outing-based recreation program for ages 8 — Outing-based recreation program for community exploration, motor skill development, and socialization. Concord — Camp Three Rivers. Provide kids in K — 8 with behavioral support, activity adaptations and friendship.
Participants must have an IEP or to qualify. A Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist is available. Concord — Adapted Swimming. For more information contact Laura diamondphysicaltherapy. Danvers — The Spotlight Program. Contact www. For special needs kids ages Transportation is available.
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All facilities are fully accessible. Provides a place for young adults with Down syndrome and their peers to have fun, grow as individuals, and build transformative friendships. Easton — Camp HOPe.
For ages 8 — 18 with a variety of disabilities, traditional camp activities and field trips. Fairhaven, Camp Blue. Framingham — Sunshine Programs. Therapeutic summer day program for boys with a spectrum of mild emotional difficulties. For more information call or visit www. Youth and teens with special needs participate with typically developing peers in Y programs and activities for social skills and self confidence, increased physical activity and independence, enhance mutual respect among people of all abilities.
For Foxboro and Franklin contact For North Attleboro contact Transition program serves 17 years old with mild to moderate intellectual or developmental disabilities, autism or Down syndrome. Hanover — Camp Gordon Clark. Lexington — Lex Communicate. For grades 3 — 6. For autism spectrum disorder, anxiety, ADHD, language delays, sensory disintegration, preschool to entering fourth grade.
Lexington — Hopehouse. Inclusive summer program for children with and without special needs, including siblings. Lexington — Leaders in Training Camp. Specifically designed for transition age young adults ages 17 — 25 with disabilities. Fees apply, registration required to Focus on Self-Awareness and Self-Advocacy. Outings to local institutions where the participants will get hands-on experience and pre-vocational training. For those wanting a day camp experience for their child but are not sure how they would do without someone who understands what they need.
Fees apply, registration required. Contact info secondnaturesocialskills. Middleborough, E.
Summer Day Camp. Free admission and bus service. Youth Center, Inc. Additional camps for fine, gross motor, literacy and social skills. Contact or frontdesk bostonabilitycenter. Natick — Camp Arrowhead. Natick, MA.
For youth with special needs ages Staffing Ratio: with limited availability. Needham — Confidence Connection. For ages 3 — 14 with behavioral, developmental, and social needs. Needham — The Ely Center. For ages 11 — 18 with all levels and needs. Contact sandra pluggedinband. Special needs inclusion program in which children are mainstreamed. Offers campers with mild to moderate disabilities a regular camp program.
Activities and academics are grouped by age. North Attleboro, Rising Hope Farm. No more than 8 children per program week. For more information contact risinghopefarminc gmail. Norton — Camp Finberg. Contact info learningsolutionsforme. Natick — Bina Farm Programs : Natick: For ages 6 — 16 and includes music, yoga, gardening and nutrition as well as daily riding, horsemanship and arts and crafts.
Newton — Engaging Minds Writing Workshops.